The Peregrine Falcon, fastest animal on earth, once again shows its dominance over all others! Affectionately called Lady, this falcon easily surpasses skydivers with speeds of at least 180 mph! Journalist Steve Leonard ascended 10,000 feet on a hot air balloon, carrying a speedometer and a lure that Lady had been trained to hunt. Steve was buddied... [Read more of this article]World Habitat Day, Commemorate With Purpose
The world is our habitat! Let’s commemorate this day in such a manner that it reverberates for a lifetime! The first Monday in October is World Habitat Day. Designated by the United Nations, it was first commemorated in 1986 and continues to be recognized annually. This day is set aside to consider the basic right of all humanity to have adequate... [Read more of this article]Celebrating World Animal Day
Photo collage images courtesy of Classroom Clipart We Hold the animal world in our hands! October 4, 2014 is World Animal Day, a special day to appreciate and pay tribute to the incredible animals we share this planet with. World Animal Day was set aside in 1931 to commemorate animal life. It originated at a conference of Ecologists in Florence, Italy... [Read more of this article]
Giraffe family at Hoogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, UT Celebrating wildlife! National Wildlife Day reminds us of our role in conservation and as animal caretakers! Since the beginning of time the journey of wildlife has been enfolding. Today is set aside to honor where wildlife has been and where it’s going. But most importantly, it serves to remind... [Read more of this article]Darn Cute Animal, Do You Know What it is?
Photo Wiki Commons, courtesyEugenia and Julian A very cute animal that you may think is a Zorse… but it’s not of course! This adorable fellow looks kind of like a horse and kind of like a Zebra, but it is neither, nor is it a cross breed! We all know lots of cute animals. Dogs, cats, and other common pets first come to mind because they... [Read more of this article]Happy Baby Animal, But What the Heck is it?
Wombat baby recovering nicely after rescue, Photo courtesy Park Victoria-Facebook This adorable baby animal is a newborn Wombat rescued from its mother’s pouch after a fatal accident! A mother Wombat was apparently grazing along a roadside in Australia and hit by an oncoming car. A passerby, familiar with the type of animal she was, searched her... [Read more of this article]